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At HIAS Pennsylvania, we draw on the voices of so many people to give us strength: our clients, whose struggles here and abroad we need to understand; volunteers and interns, who reach beyond themselves to serve however they can; our donors, without whom we could not do our work; and our staff, who change lives every day. Listen with us. Add your voice to the ones you hear.

Weekly Wins Round-up: January 2023

Dear Friend, This month we observed International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It was, in large part, the fact that six million… MORE

Weekly Wins Round-up: December 2022

Dear Friend, 2022 was a year of global unrest, but it was also a year where we all came together… MORE

Weekly Wins Round-up: November 2022

Dear Friend, Immigrants are our country’s history and our country’s future. They bring with them the promise of what our… MORE

Weekly Wins Round-up: October 2022

Dear Friend, Your mailbox is full and so is mine. Coverage of the upcoming election has increased exponentially as November… MORE

Weekly Wins Round-up: September 2022

Dear Friend, Haiti. Myanmar. Afghanistan. Ukraine. Venezuela. Clients have come to us from all of these countries in the past… MORE

Weekly Wins Round-Up: August 2022

Dear Friend, I was delighted to meet so many of you at our Open House a few weeks ago. After… MORE

Weekly Wins Round-Up: July 2022

Dear Friend of HIAS PA, We have reached a milestone in immigration policy—the life-changing Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, also… MORE

Weekly Wins Round-Up: June 2022

Dear Friend of HIAS PA, Imagine having to rush to the Kabul airport on a moment’s notice, and amidst the… MORE

Weekly Wins Round-Up: May 2022

Dear Friend of HIAS PA, This month’s HIAS PA Wins, as always, are full of joys, large and small, but… MORE

Weekly Wins Round-up: April 2022

Dear Friend of HIAS PA, On April 21st, President Biden announced the “Uniting for Ukraine” program; this will institute a streamlined… MORE

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HIAS Pennsylvania's office will be closed on Monday, September 25th, in observance of Yom Kippur. 

TONIGHT (4/20) - Join us ONLINE at the 2023 Golden Door Awards!

Join us ONLINE at 6:45PM TONIGHT, Thursday, April 20th, for HIAS PA's 2023 Golden Door Awards: United for Immigrants!

Happy Passover from HIAS Pennsylvania!HIAS PA is closed in observance of the Jewish holiday of Passover

HIAS Pennsylvania will be closed in observance of the Jewish holiday of Passover from 1PM on Wednesday, April 5th through Friday, April 7th, and on Wednesday, April 12th and Thursday, April 13th.

Join us at the 2023 Golden Door Awards!United for Immigrants

The Golden Door Awards is HIAS Pennsylvania's annual fundraiser. Your generous support helps us serve low-income immigrants from all over the world as they build new lives in our community.

Building closed until further noticeHIAS PA remains open!

HIAS PA’s physical offices at 600 Chestnut Street are CLOSED until further notice due to a burst pipe in the building.

Our organization remains open, and HIAS PA staff continue to work remotely at this time.

Please call (215) 832-0900 with any questions.

Building closed until further noticeHIAS PA remains open!

HIAS PA’s physical offices at 600 Chestnut Street are CLOSED until further notice due to a burst pipe in the building.

Our organization remains open, and HIAS PA staff continue to work remotely at this time.

Please call (215) 832-0900 with any questions.

TONIGHT: Join us at the table!Join us for Thankful Together!

Thankful Together, formerly known as Refugee Thanksgiving, is happening TONIGHT at 6PM!

Register here to join us tonight: https://hiaspa1.wpengine.com/event/thankful-together-2021/

Celebrate our volunteers who make this all possible!Click here at 11:45AM to join our Annual Meeting!

Click here to join our virtual Annual Meeting!

The Annual Meeting starts at noon, but join us at 11:45AM for an informal chat before the event!

POSTPONED! Speed Advocacy: Afghanistan

Today's Speed Advocacy: Afghanistan Facebook Live event has been postponed due to a worldwide Facebook outage. We will update you as soon as possible about rescheduling the event.